Yesterday, the Tenth Amendment Center‘s project to shut down resources to NSA spying – like water and electricity – was given a full report in BBC News. This is huge. We have two important things to note: 1. Not once did they say “you can’t do this.” In fact, one of the claims of opposition…Details
Two Bills Introduced in New York Would Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients
ALBANY, N.Y. (Apr. 27, 2015) – Two bills that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments were introduced in the New York state legislature this month.Details
Texas HB2165 would remove all penalties for the possession and distribution of marijuana from the state criminal code, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.
It must pass successfully through the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence before it can receive a full vote. Take the following steps to support the bill.Details
RALEIGH, N.C. (Apr. 27, 2015) A bill that would prohibit North Carolina from assisting in the enforcement of certain Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules pertaining to the use of wood-burning stoves and heaters passed in the state Senate last Thursday with a 40-9 vote.Details
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (April 27, 2015) – Last week, a Missouri House committee held a public hearing on a bill that would ban “material support or resources” from the state to warrantless federal spy programs.Details
Massachusetts H.2144 and S1234 would help stop the federal militarization of local police. They must pass successfully through the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security before receiving a vote in the state House. Take the following action steps in support!Details
Colorado Senate Passes Bill to Reaffirm Some State Control over Public Lands Held by the Federal Government
DENVER (Apr. 24, 2015) – The Colorado Senate approved a bill Tuesday that reasserts some state power over as much as 97 percent of land held by the federal government in the state.Details
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Apr. 24, 2015) – A bipartisan bill in Illinois that would put strict limitations on the use of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state, and place significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates, passed the state House on Friday.Details
Alabama Action Alert: Help Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients, Support HB463 and SB357
STATUS: SB357 passed through the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 16, and now must be approved by the state Senate. HB463 must pass through the House Health Committee before it can receive a vote in the state House. Please take the following steps to support these important bills.Details
North Carolina H829 would put strong restrictions on automated license plate readers and help block a national license plate tracking program. The bill must pass through the House Transportation Committee before it can receive a full state House vote.
PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this bill.Details